Category Archives: Catholic Writing and Publishing

Faith on the Edge of a Cliff – Thoughts of a Wyoming Catholic College Student – Episode 2

Last month, I introduced this blog series by describing my enthusiastic discovery of Great Books schools, specifically Wyoming Catholic College, which I will be attending in the fall. This month, I bring up some common doubts and challenges I’ve encountered … Continue reading

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Organization for the Writing Life

None of us has enough time, but we might improve considerably our approach to the time we do have. I suggest we consider time ‘as Catholics,’ ‘as professionals,’ and ‘as artists’ to make the most of time. Catholic Time As … Continue reading

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Earth to Catholics: It’s Time to Change

For the past week, I have noted with interest and sadness the strong negative reaction of many Catholics to Pope Francis’ new encyclical, Laudato Si. Apparently, the Pope’s call to radical conversion, not only in how we treat the Earth … Continue reading

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Marketing – Writing and using Press Releases (for 6/29)

  Many years ago, my late friend and fellow writer Karen Riley taught me how to write a press release. She spent many years in journalism and knew the importance of using press releases in your marketing plan. Journalists are … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: June 28, 2015

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Wisdom 1:13-15, 2:23-24 For God did not make Death, he takes no pleasure in destroying the living. To exist — … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: June 21, 2015

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Mark 4:35-41 With the coming of evening that same day, he said to them, ‘Let us cross over to the … Continue reading

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Freelancing – When Your Manuscript Is Accepted

You’ve been checking e-mail constantly looking for the message that says, “Manuscript accepted!” Finally it arrives, you’ve done it, you’re published and you will get paid for your work. CUE ANGELIC CHOIR Now you can start running to your mailbox … Continue reading

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Think Summer and Poetry

 Thanks Katie, Spring reminds us that hope is a real thing, summer is coming! KC     Jun 6 For early summer, I really like the two poems attached here. American poet Helen Hunt Jackson’s [1830-1885] poem “June” [it has a … Continue reading

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Book Blast: Your Faith Has Made You Well: Jesus Heals in the New Testament by Barbara Hosbach

This month, the Catholic Writers’ Guild is touring Guildie Barbara Hosbach’s book, Your Faith Has Made You Well: Jesus Heals in the New Testament. It’s an SOA winner that explores what happened when Jesus healed and what it means for … Continue reading

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Review for Angelhood by A. J. Cattapan by Teresa Frailey

For young adults, I highly recommend the book Angelhood. It was a powerful story. It can also be credited with good writing, beautiful imagery and a compelling tale that’s difficult to put down. Very few books can approach the subject … Continue reading

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